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Environmental Release Report: RANDOLPH County, IN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in RANDOLPH County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:

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    *Note: These rankings are based on chemical releases and transfers reported by industrial facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory, and do not take into account major sources of pollution or toxic chemicals that are not covered by TRI.

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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for RANDOLPH County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:NICKEL
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:NICKEL
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 82 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 272,923 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 164,744
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 108,179 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 202,898 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 272,923 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 272,851 5
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 272,931 10
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 272,933 10
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 272,933 10
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 239,899 5

    *Note: Some chemicals are associated with more than one health effect, so their release may be counted multiple times in this table. Therefore, it is not appropriate to sum releases sorted by health effect. Total reported releases to air and water are provided in the data summary below.
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  • What We Don't Know About Chemical Safety and Harm
  • Air Releases
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 TRI chemicals released to water in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
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  • TRI Data Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    1988 1,804,790 750 0 0 1,805,540 484,391 NA
    1989 1,754,557 522 0 0 1,755,079 175,759 NA
    1990 1,639,381 423 0 0 1,639,804 160,908 NA
    1991 1,236,982 0 0 0 1,236,982 232,257 1,467,346
    1992 1,414,373 0 0 0 1,414,373 117,926 1,533,561
    1993 1,041,629 0 0 0 1,041,629 49,781 1,120,419
    1994 1,049,592 0 14,509 0 1,064,101 62,010 1,152,132
    1995 1,052,476 255 15,815 0 1,068,546 60,854 1,150,224
    1996 1,077,267 255 44,736 0 1,122,258 104,170 1,258,744
    1997 847,867 255 0 0 848,122 55,082 1,080,595
    1998 546,309 255 0 0 546,564 40,440 776,886
    1999 580,198 255 0 0 580,453 58,560 674,539
    2000 494,070 255 3,180 0 497,505 106,245 560,282
    2001 466,113 255 0 0 466,368 23,184 472,812
    2002 297,308 10 0 0 297,318 36,543 365,080
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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